N5S Joint Replacement unit is a 26 bed unit specializing in caring for elective Orthopedic and Neurosurgery procedures. This unit holds an Advanced Joint Commission disease specific accreditation in hip and knee joint surgeries, a designation reserved for 6% of US hospitals. Our average length of stay for patients is 1.9 days with a RN ratio of 1:4 and PCA 1:7. This unit is known for a high level of nurse, physician and patient satisfaction.
Perform routine patient activities according to established policies and procedures in a manner conducive to the safety and comfort of the patient as assigned by the Professional Nurse.
High School Diploma or GED required. Certification as a Nurse Aide, EMT or Medical Assistant with at least 6 months of working experience preferred.